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Florida woman driven from home after snakes start coming out of walls

Jan Perillo, 73, said she pulled up the carpet at her apartment in Casselberry, Florida, and saw snakes coming out of the walls, WKMG reports. Perillo said 12 snakes were found before the news station showed up and then another one was taken away by pest control.

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Initially, Perillo told WKMG that she was trying to get rid of the invaders herself. "I had my cane in one hand and my grabber, and I'm grabbing these snakes and, like, carrying them out," she said.

WKMG said Perillo alerted the apartment complex, but the only response was a maintenance worker stopping by and finding a snake under the carpet.

Perillo is staying in a hotel, for which she's paying. Now, she says, "I have to pack my stuff and leave ... I don't know where I'm going to begin with, and I don't know what to take."

Snakes have been popping up in odd places lately, with two instances of pythons popping up in toilets — one in an Australian park and another in a man’s homeAnother python shed its skin in a woman’s SUV in Texas.

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